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Natural Resources Threatened by Global Warming 
6th-Jan-2007 07:23 am
Straight from the Financial Times, an English paper with pretensions of knowledge:

Europe to suffer as the world warms up
By Andrew Bounds in Brussels

Published: January 5 2007 22:22 | Last updated: January 5 2007 22:22

Chilly northern Europe could reap big benefits from global warming, while the Mediterranean faces crippling shortages of both water and tourists
[bold mine - NB] by the middle of the century, according to the first comprehensive study of its effects on the continent.

Evidently, the notion of "natural resources" which are subject to "shortages" has definitional problems I never thought of. Silly me!
6th-Jan-2007 05:22 pm (UTC)
I think that those Mediterranean countries had better start stockpiling their tourists, otherwise their children will never have the chance to see people in flowered shirts with cameras, ever again!
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